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Powerful Times: Rising to the Challenge of Our Uncertain World by Eamonn Kelly

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Section 2. What If?: Changing for the Challenges Ahead

The road to wisdom? Well, it's plain and simple to express. Err and err and err again but less and less and less

Piet Hein

The dynamic tensions set out in the previous chapters provide a framework for recognizing and tracking the big, contextual forces that are reshaping the world today. The better we understand the nature, power, and curious duality of each of these forces, the better we can filter the signal from the noise and make greater sense of what is happening around us, as we head into a world where:

• We enjoy unprecedented clarity, driven by abundant information, powerful analysis, ubiquitous connectivity, and remarkable transparency—while these same forces also empower craziness ...

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